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Lennox Head photographer Craig Parry takes the ultimate selfie with two whales watching on. (supplied)
Lennox Head photographer Craig Parry takes the ultimate selfie with two whales watching on. (supplied)

Lennox Head-based surf photographer Craig Parry and author Tim Baker will be sharing their experiences at a one-day workshop to be held at the Lennox Hotel next month.

Organised by the Lennox Arts Board, in partnership with the Northern Rivers Writers Centre and the Beef and Beach Restaurant, the day will provide practical tips on getting into the surf writing and photography industry.

Craig Parry’s stature as a photographer was confirmed with his receipt of the award “Landscape Photo of the year for 2014′, while Tim Baker is the best-selling author of numerous books on surfing, including Occy, which was a national bestseller and is currently in film development.His latest book Surfari tells the story of his family surfing road trip around Australia. Tim is also a former editor of Tracks and Surfing Life magazines.

The workshop on Saturday, 13 June, is from 10am-4pm and costs $90 for NRWC members or $110 for non-members, which includes a buffet lunch. Bookings at www.nrwc.org.au

 


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